MENOMONEE FALLS — As result of
eight years of significant growth and record-breaking growth in
2018, Alto-Shaam announced Wednesday it plans to grow its
headquarters in Menomonee Falls.
According to the announcement, from 2010 to 2018, Alto-Shaam grew at
three times the rate of the foodservice industry.
The Menomonee Falls company sells solution-based products that offer
unique technology, including original cook & hold ovens, exclusive
vector multi-cook ovens, Combitherm combi ovens and more.
“Living our vision, mission and values has helped us achieve
continued success when the foodservice industry as a whole is
experiencing slow to no growth,” Alto-Shaam President and Chief
Operating Officer Steve Maahs said in a statement. “We broke a
number of Alto-Shaam records in 2018, beginning the year with a
record first quarter that paved the way for an exceptional year.”
Alto-Shaam reported that its employee base increased by 73.5 percent
from 2010 to 2018 — employing 291 people in 2010 and 505 in 2018. It
remains a privately held company, and this year, Alto-Shaam
employees will receive a record $4 million payout, according to the
“As a family company, we believe in investing in our worldwide
team,” Maahs said. “Our people are the key to our success. I am
proud of our employees for working together to provide our customers
with the highest quality products and services.”
The expansion of the Menomonee Falls facility is anticipated to
start in spring. The first phase of the project includes a south
expansion of the facility that will house finished goods, warehouse
The expansion will free up space for new, state-of-the-art
technology on the existing manufacturing floor. The second phase of
the project will include the construction of an inviting new central
lobby, all employee gathering space and renovated office buildings.